MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 585 this week

Born to Be Wild (1995)

4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 993 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 6 critic

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 17 Feb 2011
 
a list of 897 titles
created 29 May 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 20 Jan 2012
 
a list of 519 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Born to Be Wild (1995)

Born to Be Wild (1995) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Born to Be Wild.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rick Heller
Jean Marie Barnwell ...
Lacey Carr
...
Margaret Heller
...
Max Carr
Marvin J. McIntyre ...
Bob the Paramedic
...
Gus Charnley
...
Walter Mallinson
...
Sergeant Markle
...
Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)
...
Dan Woodley
...
Judge Billings
John Procaccino ...
Ed Price
...
Interpreter
David Wingert ...
Gary James
...
Donald Carr
Edit

Storyline

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. When the owner of the gorilla takes her back to become a flea market freak Rick takes it upon himself to break Katie out and take her on an adventureous journey to get her out of the country. Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

What do you do when your best friend's a 400-pound gorilla? Anything she likes. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

31 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Katie  »

Box Office

Gross:

$3,674,841 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The rock that Katie climbs at the beach is far inland on the shore. The water shouldn't be more than ankle deep when she falls in. See more »

Quotes

Margaret Heller: [has just picked up her son at the police station] Next time I'm not gonna pick you up. How about I let them keep you there for a few days. I'd get some peace!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #37.2 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Born To Be Wild
Written by Mars Bonfire
Performed by Steppenwolf
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the worst films of all time...
11 January 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Simply awful. Stunning. A man in a gorilla suit makes friends with a troublemaking teen who learns to love the gorilla and tries to free it. "Free Willy" meets "Larger Than Life," only it's worse than both put together (or subtracted from each other). John Billingsley ("Out of Time") has a small role.

0/5.


7 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is it JUST me or walking_dead_aholic
the song at the end littlemissbrill
Who sings this song baby_gurl_8329
Discuss Born to Be Wild (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?